WWU announces faculty promotions
|7/23/2012||Mary Ann Beahon|
|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||(573) 592-1127|
William Woods University recently promoted four faculty members. Linda Duke was promoted to assistant professor of marketing, while the rest were promoted to associate professor: Allan Ensor, special education; Stephanie Wells, English; and Elizabeth Wilson, social work.
Duke is a graduate of Columbia College, with a B.A. in business administration with marketing emphasis. She also holds an MBA from WWU and is pursuing a Doctorate of Management at Webster University in St. Louis, Mo. She has been at WWU since 2007.
Featured in the national DECA magazine and online as a leading adviser, Duke was appointed to manage the Missouri competitive events at national DECA in Anaheim, Calif. She has also been appointed to the National DECA advisory board in Reston, Va.
Ensor, a nationally certified school psychologist, joined the WWU faculty in 2006. He was the recipient of the 2010 Louis D. Beaumont Dad’s Association Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching. In addition, he has received the Truman Ingle Memorial Award from the Missouri School for the Deaf and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
He is a graduate of Pittsburg State University, with a B.A. in history. He also holds a B.S.E. in psychology and special education from Missouri Southern State University, an M.S. in clinical psychology from Pittsburg State University and a Ph.D. in school psychology from the University of Missouri.
Ensor is president of the Missouri Association of School Pyschologists and affiliated with the National Association of School Psychologists and the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.
Wells joined the WWU faculty in 2005. She is a graduate of Missouri State University, with a B.S. in communication and an emphasis in socio-political and organizational communication and an M.A. in communication. She earned a Ph.D. in communication from the University of Missouri.
Wilson, a licensed clinical social worker, earned her B. A. in education studies, an M.A. in social work, and a Ph. D. in social work from the University of Missouri. She joined the WWU faculty in 2007.
She is affiliated with the Professional Advisory Committee University of Missouri School of Social Work and the Academy Sub-Committee for the Missouri Crime Victim Services Unit Advisory Committee, as well as chair of the Heart of Missouri United Way Agency Relations Panel VIII.
Wilson earned the Louis D. Beaumont Dad’s Association Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2009, and was responsible for WWU receiving the John Hartford Gerontology Curriculum Development Infusion Grant to increase content and training for social work students in the area of gerontology in 2008-2010.